The Girlfriends Guide to Pregnancy

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416551874
Release Date: 2007-01-09
Genre: Family & Relationships

The practical, comforting, honest, and hilarious bestseller for moms-to-be, with more than one and a half million copies in print! Your doctor gives you medical advice. Your mother buys you baby clothes. But who can give you the real skinny when you’re pregnant? Your girlfriends, of course—at least, the ones who’ve been through the exhilaration and exhaustion, the agony and ecstasy of pregnancy. Four-time delivery room veteran Vicki Iovine talks to you the way only a best friend can—in the book that will go the whole nine months for every mother-to-be. In this revised and updated edition, get the lowdown on all those little things that are too strange or embarrassing to ask, practical tips, and hilarious takes on everything pregnant. What really happens to your body—from morning sickness and gas to eating everything in sight—and what it’s like to go from being a babe to having one. The Many Moods of Pregnancy—why you’re so irritable/distracted/tired/lightheaded (or at least more than usual). Staying Stylish—You may be pregnant, but you can still be the fashionista you’ve always been (or at least you don’t have to look like a walking beachball)—wearing the hippest designers and proudly showing off your bump. Pregnancy is Down To a Science—from in vitro fertilization to scheduled c-sections, there are so many options, alternatives, and scientific tests to take that being pregnant can be downright confusing! And much more! For a reassuring voice or just a few good belly laughs, turn to this straight-talking guide on what to really expect when you’re expecting.

The Best Friends Guide to Pregnancy

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing UK
ISBN: 1408814250
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Pregnancy

Or everything your doctor won't tell you ... the revised second edition.

Du wirst das Kind schon schaukeln

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 9783830467472
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

Wie wird es wohl sein - zuhause zu dritt? Werde ich nachts noch ein Auge zu bekommen? Passe ich jemals wieder in meine alte Klamotten oder - warum schielt mein Baby? Auch nach der Geburt bleiben die Fragen nicht aus. Nach ihrem Bestseller "Beim ersten Kind gibt ́s 1000 Fragen" setzt Vicki Iovine ihre Erfolgsreihe fort. Dieses Mal schildert sie offen und ehrlich, was nach der Geburt des Babys auf Eltern überhaupt zukommt. Aus der Perspektive der "besten Freundin" gibt das Buch mit liebevollen Illustrationen alles weiter, was wichtig ist und begleitet die Leserin im Plauderton ab dem ersten Tag des Elterndaseins. Vicki Iovine ist Mutter von vier Kindern und lebt in Kalifornien. Nach Studium in Berkeley (USA), Hastings und Cambridge (UK) ist sie "summa cum laude"-Juristin; arbeitete aber meist als Fernsehproduzentin und -journalistin. Bis 2009 war sie mit dem bekannten Musikproduzenten Jimmy Iovine verheiratet (u.a. Patti Smith und Eminem). Heute ist sie Vorstandsmitglied der Behindertenolympiade und weltweit anerkannte Autorin mehrerer Ratgeber.

The Best Friends Guide to Pregnancy Daily Diary

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0747580626
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: Childbirth

This accessible diary of a pregnancy aims to be as instructive as it is readable, and is now in spiral bound paperback.

Smoking and Pregnancy

Author: Laury Oaks
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813528887
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Examines smoking as a public health concern focusing on harm to the fetus, and fetal personhood, and also challenges moral policing of smoking women who are pregnant.

Society and Medicine

Author: Renée Claire Fox
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0765801566
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Social Science

The essays in this volume pay tribute to the achievements of Rene C. Fox in the fields of medicine and sociology. Many of the contributors are Fox's colleagues and former students from medicine, sociology, nursing, and bioethics. The title--Society and Medicine--reflects the leitmotif in Fox's work: her studies of and teaching about the nature of medicine and medical research; the training and work of their practitioners; the interrelationships between medicine and the societies and cultures of which it is a part; and, above all, the moral and spiritual dimensions of the healing arts.

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books

Author: Ann Douglas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470739312
Release Date: 2009-12-17
Genre: Health & Fitness

Whether you?re an expectant parent or you?re just thinking about it, this comprehensive guide features a nonbossy, fresh, and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over 100 Canadian parents, this information is served up with a uniquely Canadian spin. Never one to shy away from the tough topics, Ann Douglas addresses the concerns that all parents have to consider when facing pregnancy. With over 225,000 ?Mother of All? books sold in Canada, Ann Douglas provides the inside scoop on what it?s really like to have a baby The straight goods on preparing your body for pregnacy Practical advice on how to increase your chances for conceiving quickly The top ten worries for each trimester -- with a hefty dose of reassurance A glossary of pregnancy -- and birth-related terms A sneak peek of life after baby This book is the manual for those looking for real-world advice to help them during all the stages of pregnancy, from conception to birth and all that can occur throughout!

The Best Friends Guide to Getting Your Groove Back

Author: Vicki Iovine
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0747551847
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Motherhood

No one understands the difficulties of being a woman better than Vicki Iovine. The author of the hugely successful Best Friends' series, has guided women through most of the milestones in their lives - from being pregnant to surviving the first years of motherhood. Now in her new book, Vicki Iovine tackles the dilemma that plagues every modern woman and mother - how to manage family, work and a personal life all at the same time. With the wit, wisdom and sass that has made her loved, Vicki Iovine takes up all the big issues and breaks them up into manageable sections - ways to stay connected with your spouse, keeping up with the kids, work/home conflicts etc. Funny, pragmatic, and efficient, The Best Friend's Guide to Getting your Groove Back teaches women how to regain control of their lives with attitude - this is an indispensable book for any woman.

Mother Knows Best

Author: Jessica Ann Nathanson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1550144871
Release Date: 2008-12
Genre: Family & Relationships


The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians

Author: Rachel Pepper
Publisher:
ISBN: 1573440809
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Medical

A lesbian-centered approach to pregnancy offers helpful advice and practical information on everything from fertility cycles to sperm donors and fertility testing. Original. IP.

Die selbstbestimmte Geburt

Author: Ina May Gaskin
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 9783641137427
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Health & Fitness

Mit Selbstbewusstsein natürlich gebären Das umfassende Handbuch zur Vorbereitung auf die selbstbestimmte Geburt, mit dem kompakten Wissen und der Erfahrung einer Pionierin: Ina May Gaskin bestärkt Frauen darin, der faszinierenden Kraft ihres Körpers zu vertrauen, mit der sie ihr Kind (möglichst ohne technische Eingriffe) auf die Welt bringen können. Aus dem Inhalt: • Die mächtige Verbindung von Körper und Psyche • Was bei der Wehentätigkeit passiert • Der Zusammenhang von Schmerz und Lust • Das Schließmuskelgesetz • Gebärhaltungen • Geburtsrisiken • u.v.a.m. Das Buch enthält außerdem sehr berührende Erzählungen von Frauen, die eine selbstbestimmte Geburt erlebten und damit andere ermutigen, auf sich selbst zu vertrauen und ihren eigenen Weg zu gehen.

How to Sell Then Write Your Nonfiction Book

Author: Blythe Camenson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0658021044
Release Date: 2002-06-24
Genre: Business & Economics

From idea to contract to execution, this is a guide for prospective nonfiction writers. It aims to help you sell your ideas or yourself before you invest time and effort in a lengthy book project. It provides specific tips for pitching and writing various nonfiction categories, with suggestions from agents, editors, and published authors.